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Document Controller

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Document Controller
London/Home Counties
Contract type:
Full time permanent
Applications close:
30 May 2022
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Document Controller

Location: Northern Home Counties - Welwyn Garden City

Talented people are the key to our success

About us:

Would you like to work for a progressive and ambitious company which is also one of the most successful within the UK construction and infrastructure industry? 

Morgan Sindall provides construction services to private and public sector customers across a comprehensive range of markets. We aim to create great results for our customers, partners and ourselves.


We have a fantastic opportunity within our Construction business for an ambitious and talented Document Controller within the Northern Home Counties region.

The successful candidate will be joining the existing team of passionate and dedicated construction professionals.

As a Document Controller you will set up, manage and maintain project document control systems in line with company, customer and project.

We are looking for people who share our passion for the project at hand whilst also being able to work within a fun and hardworking team environment.


  • Coordinate all activities related to the document control procedure, including technical documents, drawings, and commercial correspondence.
  • Check that all information complies with specified company formats, templates and standards
  • Archive, retrieve and store documentation adhering to company standards and policies
  • Set up and manage the timely compilation of operational and maintenance manuals.
  • Input document data into standard registers ensuring that the information is accurate and up to date
  • Make sure that controlled copies of latest approved documents and drawings are given to the appropriate staff, subcontractors and suppliers as applicable
  • Provide projects with administration, including minute taking and event organising
  • Attend our live construction projects and undertake Progress photos.
  • Maintain the documents and drawings providing a full comprehensive traceability of change.
  • General document control activities such as photocopying, scanning, quality checking of metadata and documents
  • Maintain the files and control logs as required by the project
  • Organise, manage and file document receipts and distribution lists, project documents and drawings in conjunction with project and corporate naming and numbering procedure


  • Educated to NVQ level or equivalent
  • Previous Document Control experience (specific with viewpoint and 4 projects)
  • Knowledge in use of spreadsheets, database, word processing and selected job specific software
  • Experience setting up and using electronic document management systems
  • Ability to keep clear and accurate records and reports
  • Ability to use computer and rapidly input data and retrieve records and information


Morgan Sindall Construction London and Home Counties

With a passion to serve customers we have developed a professional, understated approach, where our people in London and Home Counties are encouraged and rewarded to work as a team to achieve Perfect Delivery.

The success of this strategy to: find – win – deliver – repeat has yielded a healthy forward order book, giving us the stability to fully focus on strengthening our long-term work winning capability in our primary sectors of: education, public sector frameworks, civic buildings, investment linked opportunities and healthcare.


Morgan Sindall is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited with the Positive About Disabled People ‘Two Ticks’ accreditation.  We are also an Investors in People company.

Morgan Sindall is unable to employ anyone who does not have the legal right to live and work in the UK.

In the recruitment process all applicants are required to provide the necessary right to work information and documentation.





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